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August 1, 2014 – August 2, 2014

Tower Tree Truck Classic – Semi-Truck Show – Greensburg, IN

Semi-truck show – registration begins Friday 8/1/14 at 5 pm with light show and light judging at dusk.  Saturday 8 am to dusk – registration ends at 9 am with judging beginning at 10 am.  Saturday – TRUCK PARADE AT DUSK – Awards Ceremony before parade.

Classes include Antique Trucks, Working Class Bobtail or Combo, Limited Mileage Combo, Wash & Show Bobtail or Combo, Specialty trucks, Cab Forward, Sleeper, Paint, Motor, Lights Bobtail or Combo and NO HOPE.

Come get a close look at the big rigs

PROCEEDS Go To – Wounded Warrior Project

Sponsored by LB Trucking and Rockwood Products -

Start: August 1, 2014 5:00 pm
End: August 2, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Decatur County Fairgrounds
Phone: 812-528-5666
Address:
Greensburg, IN, United States
Cost: 0 for visitors - participants $50 main class / $25 each additional class

August 2, 2014

JCYF 5k Walk/Run

Help support Jennings County Youth Foundation (JCYF) by participating in the 5K walk/run fundraising event. JCYF is a 501 (C) (3), nonprofit organization and all proceeds will help raise awareness, offer hope, and provide opportunities for the youth of Jennings County.

Start: August 2, 2014 8:00 am
End: August 2, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Muscatatuck County Park
Phone: 812.718.2088
Address:
325 North State Hwy 7, North Vernon, IN, 47265, United States
Cost: $20 for adults, $15 for children

Trinity Full Gospel Church Fish Fry

Trinity Full Gospel Church of North Vernon is hosting a Fish Fry Fundraiseron August 2nd.
All Proceeds will go to Trinity Full Gospel Church Building Fund to help finish their new building. 

Start: August 2, 2014 11:00 am
End: August 2, 2014 6:00 pm
Venue: Trinity Full Gospel Church
Address:
1810 W. U.S. Hwy 50 , North Vernon, IN, 47265, United States

The Cellular Connection Backpack Giveaway

On August 2nd at The Cellular Connection (Premium Verizon Wireless Retailer), there will be a backpack giveaway. The giveaway comes as an initiative that’s part of TCC’s ‘Culture of Good’. There will be roughly 250 backpacks to be given away. Each one includes school supplies such as pencils, paper, folder, etc., so that families in need can take part and send their kids to school prepared in the fall.

Start: August 2, 2014 12:00 pm
End: August 2, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: The Cellular Connection
Address:
2075 Johnathon Moore Pike, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

August 3, 2014

Community Praise & Prayer Event

Franklin churches are joining together to worship God and pray for the needs of our community students and schools. We will begin at 6:00 p.m. at the High School Auditorium, where a combined praise team will lead us in worship. We will also pray for the faculty, staff, and administration of Franklin Community Schools.
At 7:00 we will break up and head to the various schools for prayer walks. Specific needs of each school will be presented, and those at each school will pray for those needs in small groups as they walk around the building.

Start: August 3, 2014 6:00 pm
End: August 3, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Franklin Community High School
Address:
Franklin, IN, United States
Cost: Free

Greenwood Summer Concert Series

Jayne Bond and the Pink Martinis
JAYNE BOND AND THE PINK MARTINIS
Saturday, August 2, 7 p.m.
Greenwood Amphitheater
 
Jayne Bond makes its Greenwood summer series debut with a choreographed show that will leave you dancing all night long. Think Party. Think Pink.

Click HERE for the full schedule!

Start: August 3, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 3, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Greenwood Amphitheater
Phone: 317-881-4545
Address:
300 S Washington St., Greenwood, IN, 46143, United States
Cost: FREE

August 9, 2014

7th annual Zach Pickard Pelican Run

The 7th Annual Zach Pickard Pelican Run will be held August 9th at 8 a.m. It is a 5K run/walk in Brownstown.
The entry fee is $20 in advance, or $25 the day of the race.

Date: August 9, 2014
Venue: Brownstown Electric Supply Com., INC.
Phone: 8123584555
Address:
690 E. St. Rd. 250, Brownstown, IN, 47220, United States

Saturday Sampler: The Post Office

We take for granted how neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night keeps our letter carriers from making their rounds, but have you considered what a hassle it would be to drive a wagon to town to pick up your mail?  We will learn how rural families in Bartholomew County enjoyed the nation’s first rural free delivery postal service.  You will even get to design your own stamp! Our Saturday Samplers are monthly family friendly workshops catered towards small children.

Start: August 9, 2014 11:00 am
End: August 9, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County History Center
Phone: 812.372.3541
Address:
524 Third Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

August 17, 2014

Family Fun Days: Campfire Cooking

Get ready to churn butter and mix cornbread. We are going to cook like a pioneer. We will work together to make a hardy frontier meal using hearth cooking techniques and historic recipes, then sit down and enjoy are fixins. There will be vegetarian sides, but the main course will have meat. Nothing will be vegan.

$8 for adults, $5 for children, Members $6 for adults and $3 for children

Maximum: 25 guests

Advance registration is required and payment is to be made in full at time of registration. To register call 812-372-3541 or email info@bartholomewhistory.org.
Members of the Bartholomew County Historical Society get special discounts on workshops. Members also get every fourth class FREE.

Start: August 17, 2014 1:00 pm
End: August 17, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Henry Breeding Farm
Phone: 812-372-3541
Address:
13730 N 100 W, Edinburgh, IN, 46124, United States
Cost: 8

August 23, 2014

5th Annual Columbus ArtFest

Join us in downtown Columbus, IN on August 23-24, 2014 for the Columbus ArtFest, returning for its fifth year and once again graciously hosted by the City of Columbus and the Downtown Merchants Association. Watch as Washington Street transforms into a spectacular outdoor art gallery showcasing the extraordinary talents of more than 80 national artisans from 16 states. Purchase original sculpture, paintings in oil, acrylics and watercolor/gouache and exquisite one-of-a-kind rings, pendants, bracelets and earrings. Select images from a variety of photographic styles and subject matter and elegant creations in glass, wood and mixed-media. Become an art collector! Or add to your existing collection. Discover that unique piece of art to add to your home or work place.

Hours are Saturday August 23 from 10-5 and Sunday August 24 from 11-5. Admission is free with abundant free parking throughout Downtown Columbus. Bring your sense of discovery and appreciation of the beautiful!

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Start: August 23, 2014 10:00 am
End: August 23, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: 300 Block of Washington St
Address:
Downtown Columbus, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free
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